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Radiation from smartphones may up miscarriage risk: Study

Exposure to non-ionising radiation from smartphones, wi-fi routers and microwaves during pregnancy may significantly increase the risk of miscarriage, a study warns. Non-ionising radiation from...

”Less meat, reduced exercise may cause mental distress in young adults”

Young adults who eat meat less than three times a week and exercise less may be at an increased risk of mental distress, a...

In absence of Medical Council, who is regulating medical practice in J&K?

For years now, the government has failed to revive the J&K Medical Council (JKMC), which would have checked unregulated medical practices in Kashmir. The JKMC,...

3-member team of docs constituted for hepatitis control

A three-member team of doctors was today constituted to take remedial measures for controlling hepatitis in Jammu and Kashmir's Warwan area of Kishtwar district,...

Rewards up to Rs 20 lakh to officers involved in drug seizures

Giving a boost to confiscation of narcotics and psychotropic substances, the Centre today announced monetary rewards up to Rs 20 lakh to officers involved...

New immunotherapy to help fight cancer developed

A team led by an Indian-origin researcher has developed a novel cancer treatment that genetically engineers a patient's immune system to attack cancer cells. A...

People living in cold regions at higher risk of cancer: study

People who live in cold regions may be at an increased risk of developing cancer, a study has found. According to the study, populations living...

5 different types of anxiety, depression identified

Scientists have identified five new categories of mental illness that cut across the current more broad diagnoses of anxiety and depression. The five categories, defined...

All district hospitals to have de-addiction centres: Bali Bhagat

Minister for Health and Medical Education Bali Bhagat today said the government will establish de-addiction centres in all District Hospitals across the state within...

Max Hospital licence cancelled over wrongly declaring baby dead

The Delhi government on Friday cancelled the licence of Max Hospital, Shalimar Bagh, here with immediate effect, more than a week after the hospital...

Power shortage hits life-saving oxygen production in Kashmir

Industrial units supplying life saving oxygen to several major hospitals across Kashmir are witnessing a 50 percent decline in the production due to unscheduled...

Amid surge in H1N1, SKIMS discusses gaps between perception and action

Amidst surge in cases of H1N1 influenza in Kashmir, an awareness programme was organised by department of internal medicine at Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical...

Medicos observe 2-hour strike against ”misbehaviour ” with colleague

A two-hour token strike was observed across peripheral health institutions of J&K on Wednesday against alleged misbehaviour by sub district magistrate (SDM) with a...

Medico body calls for 2 hour pen down strike today

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) led by Dr Suhail Naik has castigated authorities for not taking any action against the sub divisional magistrate Zainapora for...

Medicos protest alleged misbehaviour with doctor at CHC Zainapora

Doctors and paramedic staff working in government hospitals on Monday wore black armbands as a mark of protest against alleged misbehaviour by SDM with...

At SDH Tral, medicos manage medical apparatuses from their own pocket

Despite its tall claims to develop SDH Tral as a model hospital in district Pulwama, the government has failed to provide even basic equipment...

8 years on, SDH Shopian building yet to complete

Eight years after the construction on the sub-district hospital (SDH) Shopian in district Shopian was started, the project is still incomplete with work going...

‘ WHO report on fake drugs vindicates our stand’

Doctors Association Kashmir led by Dr Nisar-ul-Hassan on Sunday said the report of World Health Organization has revealed that fake drugs are being used...

IVF clinic sealed at Rajbagh

Directorate of Health Services, Kashmir (DHSK) sealed an “unregistered” clinic, Well Spring Clinics, at Rajbagh, here today, a statement here said.  Giving details it said...

World AIDS Day commemorated at GMC

World AIDS Day was celebrated at Government Medical College by People’s Social & Cultural Society in collaboration with Jammu & Kashmir State AIDS Control...

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